Teenager's Two California Lottery Purchases in One Week Net $655,555 - NBC Connecticut
National & International News
The day’s top national and international news

Teenager's Two California Lottery Purchases in One Week Net $655,555

As for what she's going to do with her fresh fortune, the teen said a new car is in the offing

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    Woman Wins Lottery Twice in One Week

    Talk about being lucky, and then some. A 19-year-old woman is $655,555 richer after purchasing not one but two winning lottery tickets in the same week at two California locations, according a recent report published by the California Lottery.

    (Published Monday, July 10, 2017)

    Talk about being lucky, and then some.

    A 19-year-old woman is $655,555 richer after purchasing not one but two winning lottery tickets in the same week at two California locations, according a recent report published by the California Lottery.

    Rosa Dominguez was driving home from Arizona and made a pit stop at a gas station in Paso Robles, according to the California Lottery. She shed a measly $5 on a Power 5's ticket that quickly morphed into $555,555 when she scratched away.

    "I was so nervous, I just wanted to cry," Dominguez told the California Lottery.

    Journalist Catches Runaway Horse in Dramatic Footage

    [NATL] Journalist Catches Runaway Horse in Dramatic Footage

    Hayley Moore might have to add "horse wrangler" to her resume after the field reporter was caught on cam catching runaway horse during an assignment on a track in Chepstow, Wales. Moore stopped an out-of-control Give Em A Clump as the three-year-old horse ran straight towards her.

    (Published 6 hours ago)

    Her lucky run wasn't done just yet. Just a few days later, she decided to test her good fortune and buy a $5 Lucky Fortune Scratcher from another gas station in Monterey County, according to the California Lottery. Her purchase grossed the top prize of $100,000.

    The teenage winner recently collected her winnings from the California Lottery's East Bay District Office in Hayward. As for what she's going to do with her fresh fortune, Dominguez said a new car is in the offing.